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China's Minorities
China's Minorities
China Pays Muslim Uighurs to Intermarry

Local Chinese authorities are paying minority populations to intermarry with the Han majority. This tactic is part of the government’s program to solidify a coherent national identity that can legitimate its regime.

China's Minorities
Beijing Pushes Intermarriage Between Tibetans and Chinese

A new set of Chinese policies in TIbet are aimed at promoting intermarriage between Tibetans and Han Chinese. It’s all part of China’s strategy for dealing with minorities, which aims to defuse ethnic tensions by using both carrots and sticks to erode the distinctions between cultures.

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Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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